Welcome back squash!
Tonight the butternut squash that’s been hanging out on my counter was calling out to me, so I decided to make some butternut squash fries. Haven’t had then in sooo long and man have I missed them!! They tasted just as I remembered them…
Alongside my fries I made a tofurky sausage along with some saurkraut. I have always loved sausage… I used to get this same meal back when I ate meat, except I can’t say I miss it bc the part I loved most was the ‘kraut. I have a soft spot for the sour crunchiness of it all… definitely have a sour and not sweet tooth!
Coffee Pudding – love it! I used the normal agar agar base a la CCK.
- 1.5 cups coconut milk (unsweetened)
- 3 tsp. agar flakes (mine were actually labeled kanten flakes – same thing though)
- 1 tsp instant coffee granules
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- pinch salt
- 1 drop almond extract
- 10-15 drops vanilla stevia (NuNaturals)
- water to thin (as needed)
Mix together the coconut milk and agar flakes in a pot and let it sit on the stove until absorbed (without the stove on) for about 10-15 minutes. Then bring the mixture to a boil and simmer for about 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and stir in the nutmeg, coffee, salt, almond extract and stevia. Then let the mixture cool a little and put in the fridge to set for a few hours before blending. I made it this afternoon and let it sit in the fridge for a few hours and then blended with my hand blender (adding a splash of water to thin). It was perfect – tasted just like a strong cup of coffee!!